- hangar, hanger
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How to use hanger in a sentence
The center-right hedge fund clique known as Third Way, and associated Blue Dogs and hangers on.One of the Midterms’ Little-Noticed Big Losers: The NRA | Cliff Schecter | November 10, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
On the day that the jury began its deliberations, Tupac and some hangers-on headed for a Manhattan recording studio.Tupac and Murray Kempton: The Godfather Who Wore Tweed | Michael Daly | June 22, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
The hangers-on immediately complied, but Tupac refused and was shot three times before he was relieved of his jewelry.Tupac and Murray Kempton: The Godfather Who Wore Tweed | Michael Daly | June 22, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
The café can sit about 20 people, has a cozy atmosphere, beautiful paintings and hangers for scarves and manteaux.
Veterans particularly deserve to know when emperors and their hangers-on from both sides of the aisle have no clothes.
But now, her wealth and finery fled,Her hangers-on cut short all; The doctors found, when she was dead—Her last disorder mortal.The Book of Humorous Verse | Various
There are in use too many kinds of hangers to explain or describe them here.
The hangers should be so placed that no strain will come on the fitting or the valves.
In a building constructed of wood, the hangers are secured to the joists.
To have the pipe in true alignment, the hangers must be hung and placed in line.
British Dictionary definitions for hanger
any support, such as a hook, strap, peg, or loop, on or by which something may be hung
See coat hanger
a person who hangs something
(in combination): paperhanger
a bracket designed to attach one part of a mechanical structure to another, such as the one that attaches the spring shackle of a motor car to the chassis
a wood on a steep hillside, characteristically beech growing on chalk in southern England
a loop or strap on a sword belt from which a short sword or dagger was hung
the weapon itself
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